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Film Review: The Apparition (2012)

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A couple are haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment.

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On the wave of the supernatural thrillers to come out this year, comes an interesting premise starring Ashley Greene in the role of Kelly. It seems that the fascination of restless spirits and metaphysics has never quite settled down from the wave of ghostly entities that arrived out … Continue reading

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Film Review: Revolt Of The Zombies (1936)

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“On the Franco-Austrian Frontier during World War One, an oriental priest and chaplain of a French colonial regiment is condemned to life imprisonment because he possesses the power of turning men into zombies. As the priest,in his prison cell, is preparing to burn the parchment containing the location of the secret formula, Colonel Mazovia kills the priest and takes the partially-burned parchment. Fade to after the war to an expedition … Continue reading

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Film Review: Case 39 (2009)

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To save 10-year-old Lillith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland) from her abusive parents, idealistic social worker Emily Jenkins (RenĂ©e Zellweger) welcomes the girl into her own home — only to discover that Lillith isn’t quite the innocent victim that she claims to be. As Lillith’s mysterious past comes to light, Emily finds herself in a world of danger. Christian Alvart’s terrifying thriller also stars Ian McShane and Bradley Cooper.

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Poor “Case … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doll Boy (2010)

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When a brutal daylight massacre leaves them bound and gagged in a remote, abandoned warehouse, eight young West Texans soon realize their minutes are numbered.

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Doll Boy is a title that says it like it is. Director Billy “Bloody Bill” Pon is an obvious fan of 70′s films such as “Texas Chainsaw”, “Halloween” and “Black Christmas” in which Doll Boy is introduced with a helping … Continue reading

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Film Review: All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)

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A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, a good girl who became quite hot over the summer, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop quite mysteriously.

REVIEW:

Created in 2006, “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” finally arrives onto bluray almost 8 years later. This horror thriller “teen slasher” directed by Jonathan Levine stars Amber Heard in the starring role … Continue reading

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Film Review: Neon Maniacs (1986)

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A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.

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Once upon a time, back in the 1980s, the Return of the Living Dead-type horror-comedy experienced a moderate revival, although the Abbott and Costello Meet… films of the 1940s and 50s had previously combined horror conventions and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Christmas with the Dead (2012)

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After a freak space storm turns the population of Mud Creek, Texas, into raving “snappers,” Calvin, a lone survivor, will never be able to give his now undead wife the perfect Christmas. He unfettered determination leads him to cross paths with G.M., zombie hunter, and a group of insane asylum inmates looking to feed Calvin and G.M. to the hungry monsters.

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Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is time for Christmas … Continue reading

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Film Review: Forever Evil (1987)

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The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they’re up against nothing less than an ancient god!

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Forever Evil has one of those unintentionally honest titles that pretty much sums up everything that’s right and wrong with a movie. Sure, there’s evil on hand and then some, but the “forever” is also apt because this … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Seasoning House (2012)

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The Seasoning House: where young girls are prostituted to the military. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, showing the little kindnesses when she can. When fate brings the men that murdered her family and the reason she ended up in the whore house, a chain of events begins that will end her captivity, free the girls still alive in the house and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Die Insel der Damonen (1998)

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Sport diver Mario and his two women friends sail out to a small island off the coast of Italy. There he discovers an old wooden chest at the bottom of the ocean. In it he finds a knife whose cut releases the seed of a demon

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This is classic gorehound fodder. We open with images of a castle overlooking a great body of water rotating on the screen as a … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Red Nights of the Gestapo (1977)

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An illustrious group of German industrialists plot to overthrow Hitler by negotiating a peace treaty with England. Disgraced, but dedicated Nazi officer Colonel Werner von Uhland is assigned by his superiors to ferret out these deceitful dissidents and stop them before it’s too late. von Uhland recruits a bunch of beautiful women to seduce these traitors and undermine their conspiracy.

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Film Review: The Frozen Ground (2013)

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An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

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Film Review: Cannibal Mercenary (1983)

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Wilson, a Thai veteran of the Vietnam War and all around master of combat, leads a group of men on a daring mission into the jungles of Vietnam to topple a dangerous drug lord and his cannibal army.

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This is one of those movies that films like Death Proof or Planet Terror or even Hobo With a Shotgun strive to replicate. It was released as Cannibal Mercenary, but in English called The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Solo (2013)

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A teenage girl is terrorized when she spends two nights alone on a remote island as part of her camp counselor initiation.

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The quickest way to see an indie film from the start to completion is to scale it all back. By keeping things small, a filmmaker (though it’s still a challenge) is able to keep things tight, especially if it’s their first foray into … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead in Tombstone (2013)

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A gang overruns a small mining town murdering their own leader Guerrero (Trejo) in a cold-blooded power grab. Sentenced to eternity in hell he finds himself confronted by Satan himself (Rourke), offering a daring proposition: deliver the six souls of his former gang and he will escape damnation. With time running out, he sets out on a brutal rampage to avenge his own death.

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Film Review: Mischief Night (2013)

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Young Emily Walton, who has suffered from psychosomatic blindness ever since the car accident that took her mother’s life, must summon every instinct at her disposal to protect herself and her loved ones from a mysterious intruder.

REVIEW:

Why does the killer always have to torment the pretty, young, and innocent girl? Maybe they should spend more time going after the nasty and mean ones. … Continue reading

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